Save the Date for GO Fest

first_imgThe Anthem Go Outside Festival is connecting outdoor enthusiasts to the things they love.The festival, scheduled for Oct. 14-16 in Roanoke, VA, includes more activities than you can do in three days – camping, biking, boating, races, geocaching, and more. The festival is along the Roanoke River Greenway, the perfect location for testing a new bike, pair of shoes, or even a kayak.mhp_4541editWhat’s unique about Go Fest, now in its sixth year, is that it is not an ordinary sit-in-your-seat kind of event; it is designed to encourage participation and involvement. Festival-goers walk around in the beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, touch and try out gear, sample food and drink, listen and dance to live music, and have fun. It’s the type of event where you can come for the day, or bring the tent and stay all weekend.mhp_8434editAnd best of all, admission and demos are free. Plus there will be plenty of live music (Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is headlining Saturday night) and food, beverage and craft beer vendors.cricket-trailerGo Fest is an easy opportunity to try new activities or test new gear. With a rich mix of outdoor amenities including to 600 miles of trails, 22 miles of urban greenways, 24 rivers and creeks, and 300,000 acres of national forest in the Roanoke Region, there is something for everyone.The event includes some fan favorites such as the Walkabout Outfitter Wild Gear Chase, Ultimate Air Dogs Dock Diving, Giant Pro Bike Rider Jeff Lenosky, the Keen Lumberjack Show, and Sprint BMX Stunt Pros.Plus, there are a few new things for 2016 including a “VIP glamping” option, silent disco dance party, a children’s strider bike race, and a gran fondo with 28, 66, and 100 mile options.Some of the biggest names in the outdoors industry will be on site with gear for you to test out. Grab a bike, sit in a kayak, or try on a new pair of shoes. And this is top-notch gear. You can take out a bike that retails for $5,000 and ride it out on Mill Mountain or test a pair of new shoes during a group trail run.slackline-joshPick the brains of experts in hiking, biking, backpacking for the best tips and techniques to make the most of your next outing. If you have been thinking about trying something new, this is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of an opportunity to learn. There will be plenty of experts on hand to help you learn to do everything from cast a fly rod to cook over an open flame, or roll a kayak.mhp_7933editWhen you need a break from the action, you’ll have ample opportunity to wind down with plenty of other outdoors-loving people just like you. There’s something for every family member to do with a Kid’s Zone full of activities and leashed dogs are welcome.mhpgofest_200While the focus of GO Fest is fun, it is a good time to stop and think about the Roanoke Region’s natural assets and how to preserve them for future generations. Learn about outdoor initiatives happening your community, conservation groups, trail building workshops, and opportunities to get involved.Learn more and make plans to come to Go Fest, Oct. 14-16, at www.roanokegofest.com.last_img read more

Marotta: ‘Conte still angry with Inter players’

first_imgBeppe Marotta has revealed that Inter coach Antonio Conte is still ‘very angry’ about Sunday’s home defeat to Bologna. Now at Inter Milan, Conte signed Moses on loan in January, much to the wing-back’s delight Inter threw away the lead to lose 2-1 to Bologna, prompting Conte to question his own future at the club, and Marotta admits feelings of ‘bitterness, disappointment and regret’ remain fresh. “Great bitterness and disappointment remains from not having bagged all three points, despite us playing excellently in the early stages of the game,” the Nerazzurri’s general manager told Sky Sport Italia. “In particular, we lament certain incidents, such as the missed penalty that could’ve put us 2-0 up.Advertisement “We can’t change what happened and there’s great regret on our part. Us managers, together with Conte, met to have the moment. read also:Lampard: West Ham loss shows why we aren’t contenders “Antonio has already started thinking about Thursday. He’s certainly very angry. “Conte’s criticism shows us what kind of character he is. In criticising himself, he showed he wants to achieve much more. “The Verona match is interlocutory for the journey we’re on, but it comes at a time when we have to show that we’ve drawn lessons from what happened yesterday.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… center_img Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemTop 10 Enemies Turned Friends In TV10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Portuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D Graffiti7 Reasons It’s Better To Be A Vegan10 Extremely Dirty Seas In The World9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo90s Stunners Who Still Look Gorgeous7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombslast_img read more

Jerome Boateng slaps Bayern Munich teammate Goretzka in training [PHOTOS]

first_imgBayern Munich defender, Jerome Boateng was pictured slapping his teammate  Leon Goretzka after a dispute in training.According German news outlet Bild, Boateng, upset by a particularly strong challenge on him by Goretzka, launched himself at his mate, hitting him across the face.The scuffle looked set to intensify but striker Robert Lewandowski stepped in and dragged Boateng away.Goretzka himself stalked away from the scene as the other players and trainers walked up to them.Thomas Müller also rounded on Goretzka and expressed his frustration with him, screaming: “Always the same stuff with you.”However, despite tempers threatening to boil over, the situation was dealt with and the players resumed training.While the players did not make amends on the pitch, Goretzka shared an image of the pair on Instagram. Bild reports that the players are not expected to face any sanctions from the club.last_img read more